These stories are crazy and it’s amazing how a piece of technology can essentially save your life
They can also create false 911 calls. My dad’s cracked - and while it is still completely functional in most ways, the loss of seal means it was triggering false falling alarms regularly. So he had to disable that completely. The fall detection is an amazing feature otherwise.
But getting good and consistent data on your body is very helpful. You can get it from much cheaper options, but few that have all of the features.
Good article highlighting some of the unique safety features it can provide. I didn’t realize it did some of those since my wife & I only have Series 1 & Series 3 watches.